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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for the HEYMAN program

From: Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of the ‘HEYMAN’ healthy lifestyle program for young men: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Male • Self-reported meeting national recommendations for fruit and vegetable intakes (Based on age/sex recommendations: men aged 18 = 5 vegetables and 2 fruit, men aged 19–25 = 6 vegetables and 2 fruit daily) [74]
• Aged 18 to 25 years • Self-reported meeting physical activity recommendations (moderate-intensity PA for 300 min or more per week or vigorous-intensity PA for 150 min or more per week or combined moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA) of 300 min or more per week) [38]
• Available for assessment sessions • Currently participating in an alternative healthy lifestyle program.
• Access to a computer or tablet or smartphone with e-mail and Internet facilities • History of major medical problems (such as heart disease or diabetes that requires insulin injections) that had not been granted GP approval to participate.a
  • Reported psychological distress and no GP approval (or associated expert) to participateb
  • Diagnosed with an eating disorder
  • Non-English speaking
  • Disability (e.g. physical/mobility disability, sight or hearing impairment) that precluded participation
  1. aThose answering ‘yes’ to any of the conditions in the pre-medical exercise screener required GP approval to participate
  2. bThose with a score of ≥30 on the K-10 psychological distress scale required GP approval to participate